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Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary, Haryana, India

Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary, Haryana, India

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary and the nearby Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary are located in Jhajjar district, which is about 15 km from Jhajjar town. This 411.55 hectares sanctuary is located 15 km from Jhajjar on the Jhajjar-Kasani road and 105 km from Delhi. Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary is only 1.5 km from Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary. JLN Feeder and its escape channel and rain …

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Kalesar National Park, Haryana, India

Kalesar National Park, Haryana, India

Kalesar National Park is a protected area in Yamunanagar district of Haryana, India, 150 kilometres (93 mi) from Chandigarh. It is a popular destination for Leopard and bird-watching. It is home to the red jungle fowl among other birds. It is a sal forest in Shivalik Hills, a name given to the foot-hills of the Himalayas is spread across 11,000 …

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Mollem National Park, Goa, India

Mollem National Park, Goa, India

Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park is a 240 square kilometres (93 sq mi) protected area located in the Western Ghats of South India, in Sanguem taluk, Goa along the eastern border with Karnataka. The area is situated near the town of Molem, 57 kilometres (35 mi) east of Panaji, the state capital of Goa. National Highway 4A divides …

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Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Goa, India

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Goa, India

The Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Canacona Taluka, South Goa district, of Goa, India, established in 1968. There is an eco-tourism complex at the entrance of the sanctuary that houses a nature interpretation centre, cottages, toilets, library, reception area, rescue centre, canteen, children’s park, and forest ranger office. The sanctuary is known for its dense forest of tall trees, …

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Sanjay National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Sanjay National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

The Sanjay National Park is located in Chhattisgarh and in the Koriya, Sidhi and Singrauli districts of Madhya Pradesh state, India. It is a part of the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve system. The park covers 466.7 km2. It is located in the Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests’ ecoregion. The national park is mostly composed of tropical forests of Sakhua (Shorea robusta) …

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Mount Harriet National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Mount Harriet National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Mount Harriet National Park is a national park located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India. The park, established in 1969, covers about 4.62 km2 (18.00 mi2). Mount Harriet (383 metres (1,257 ft)), which is part of the park, is the third-highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago next to Saddle Peak (732 metres (2,402 ft)) …

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Orang National Park, Assam, India

Orang National Park, Assam, India

The Orang National Park, also known as (Rajiv Gandhi orang national park) located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, India, covers an area of 78.81 square kilometres (30.43 sq mi). It was established as a sanctuary in 1985 and declared a national park on 13 April 1999. It is also …

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Valmiki National Park, Bihar, India

Valmiki National Park, Bihar, India

Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the West Champaran district of Bihar state, India. The extensive forest area of Valmikinagar was previously owned by the Bettiah Raj and Ramanagar Raj until the early 1950s. Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) is one of the natural virgin recesses in east India, situated in the north west corner of Bihar. The …

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Indravati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Indravati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Indravati National Park is a national park located in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh state of India. It derives its name from the nearby Indravati River. It is home to one of the last populations of rare wild buffalo. Indravati National Park is the finest and most famous wildlife parks of Chhattisgarh. It is one among the two project tiger sites …

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Kanger Ghati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Kanger Ghati National Park, Chhattisgarh, India

Kanger Ghati National Park (also called Kanger Valley National Park) was declared a national park in 1982 by the Government of India. Among the various protected areas in the country, the Kanger Valley National Park near Jagdalpur, in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh is one of the most beautiful and densest national parks, well known for its biodiversity with picturesque …

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